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Subject: JT Direct: 'No Snitching' Movement Has Roots in Drug War
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2006 12:05:09 GMT
From: Join Together <jto-direct@...
To: Roxanne Baker <bluelady16.1@...
March 31, 2006
*'No Snitching' Movement Has Roots in Drug War*
A grassroots campaign to discourage crime witnesses from talking to
police is partially a response to the war on drugs.
*Home Drug Testing Boom* <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/npAok1M1hX5Y/
Aided in part by in-school advertising, makers of home drug-testing kits
are experiencing tremendous growth as more parents turn to testing their
*Iowa Governor Cites Family Deaths in Plea for Tobacco Tax*
Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack said an increase in Iowa's tobacco tax would help
prevent deaths like those in his own family and administration.
More headlines > <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/n1Aok1M1hX5P/
*Colorectal Cancer Risk Higher for Drinkers, Smokers*
Doctors may want to screen smokers and drinkers for colorectal cancer
prior to age 50, according to researchers who say such patients are at
risk of developing the disease earlier in life.
*Many Native American Deaths Linked to Alcohol*
Five of the top 10 causes of death among Native Americans are related to
alcohol abuse and dependence, according to researchers from the
University of Colorado at Denver.
*Study Looks at Driving Under the Influence of Drugs in Sweden*
A recent study examined driving under the influence of drugs (DUID) in
Sweden before and after introducing zero concentration limits for
More research news <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/87Aok1M1hX5G/
*COMMUNITIES IN ACTION*
*Underage Drinking Declines After Vermont Funds Student Assistance
The results of the 2005 Vermont Youth Risk Behavior Survey suggest that
the state's D.E.T.E.R. program is effective at preventing youth alcohol use.
*Teen Canteens Provide Alternative Activities in North Jersey*
Teen canteens and activity centers are giving young people a safe,
supervised place to enjoy games, sports and live music.
*New Journal Focuses on Addiction and Mental Health*
A new peer-reviewed group therapy journal attends to both the addiction
and the mental health needs of clients.
More in Your Turn <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/i7Aok1M1hX5D/
*Take Action! *
K-12 Educators Sought for National Alcohol and Drug Education Survey
*How Do We Know We Are Making A Difference?*
Help keep this resource available free of charge
Tip 34: Brief Interventions and Brief Therapies for Substance Abuse
Project Mainstream <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/kdAok1M1hX5V/
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Roxanne Baker C.M.A.
METHADONE *IS* MEDICINE
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